Head of Interdisciplinary Design and Innovation | Abdulmajid
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Ritz Carlton JBR, Dubai

3-4 June 2024

Abdulmajid Karanouh

Abdulmajid Karanouh

International Director and Head of Interdisciplinary Design and Innovation, Drees & Sommer

Abdulmajid Karanouh with a background in Architecture (BSc), Computation (MSc), Engineering (MSc) and Design Communication (PhD), he has developed over the past 20 years from a passionate specialist in complex architecture into an inter-disciplinary design lead in the built environment. His journey includes working on some of the largest masterplans in the world and on many record-breaking and award-winning projects involving high-profile organisations in Europe, the Middle East, and South East Asia. He is especially focused developing context-considerate integrated urban solutions and innovative buildings systems using BIM-augmented algorithmic thinking and computation. Abdulmajid Karanouh currently heads the Interdisciplinary Design & Innovation group at Drees & Sommer.